Garlic Butter Rice

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Garlic Butter Rice

Garlic Butter Rice

Garlic Butter Rice is one of the perfect meals that you can relish straight through without any side dish. This utterly, butterly and garlicky flavored rice is one of the yummiest dishes you can savor to your fill. The generous scooping of butter makes the dish special and unique. The flavor of crispy fried garlic adds that extra zing to your meal. Garlic should be thinly chopped and it should turn into a golden hue but not brown and burnt. Garlic is the crowning glory of rice. The garlicky flavor should cover the rice grains well. Rice should not be over cooked and mushy. Rice grains should not stick together. Butter should coat the rice grains well. This is a wholesome, nutritious and complete meal in itself, a variation from the usual rice meal. You can explore a well detailed Garlic Butter Rice recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings



  • Rinse rice until water runs clean, and soak rice in enough water for 20-30 minutes. After 30 minutes, drain all the water and keep the rice aside.
  • Keep a thick bottomed pan on stove top, add butter in the pan. When the butter has almost finished melting, add chopped garlic and white onion and sauté for few seconds, until its raw smell goes.
  • Now add the rice, gently stir and mix the rice with the butter and garlic. Add white pepper powder and sauté well. The butter should coat the rice grains well.
  • Then add 3 1/4 cup hot water, depending on the quality of rice used. You can add less or more water.
  • Add salt as per taste. Mix well, check the taste of water and it should taste slightly salty.
  • Once boiling, turn heat to low flame, and cover the pan.
  • Cook for about 12-15 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed. Rice grains should not be overcooked and mushy.
  • Remove from the heat and let it sit for about 10 minutes.
  • Before serving add chopped parsley leaves and fluff the rice with a fork.
  • Serve hot. Enjoy the dish.


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